He let out a sharp exhale of breath as her foot connecteded w ith his leg. There was surprising strength in the girl; it made this all the more a pity... The man chuckled and twisted her wrist back, moving behind her to force her to turn and face the stairs. "Madness is not enough. I am sorry, lady."
He spun her as a dance partner might, but rough, dragging her in quick quarter turn, the motion quick as it was incongruous. His hand released her mid-motion and he shoeved against her shoulder to knock her down the stairs.